Business Intelligence in the Cloud

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RightScale Webinar: November 10, 2009 – In this webinar, we showed practical information about cloud computing and demonstrated a new approach to business intelligence. No longer are dedicated hardware and software required to meet ad hoc or unpredictable BI requirements. Watch the video at http://vimeo.com/rightscale/business-intelligence-in-the-cloud.

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  • Sarah/Elise to kick off to Uri at RightScale
  • Uri highlight some recent opinions of the cloud, we’ve all seen these quotes and opinions
  • Uri Point to reasons of real world business use of the cloud as proven by RightScale’s deployment metrics.
  • Uri
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  • Uri, explain why you want RIghtScale in the IAAS model b/c then you can manage all the software in an open transparent manner. RightScale’s management goes beyond simply managing AWS or other cloud provider manually.
  • Uri
  • Andrew
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  • Andrew This is the irst end-to-end totally open source BI, ETL, and Data Warehouse solution running on the cloud. Let’s dive into the details in the following slides.
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  • Andrew We have a reference customer using the solution today to optimize their facebook game. Crowdstar’s game Know-it-all has one of the most popular trivia games and has millions of players. The facebook game environment is extremely competitive and game producers have to know exactly what elements of their games are popular, the demos of their most productive players etc. Crowdstar processes 20 million records each day to understand game play using our BI Stack. Now we want to switch over and complete the demo to show you the full power of this solution stack.
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  • Business Intelligence in the Cloud

    1. 1. Business Intelligence in the Cloud: Agile Analytics for Powerful, Easy, and Nimble BI ©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential November 10, 2009 

    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Introduction to Cloud Computing </li></ul><ul><li>How Cloud Computing Applies to BI </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud BI Solution and Components </li></ul><ul><li>Case Study </li></ul><ul><li>Demo </li></ul><ul><li>Live Question and Answer </li></ul><ul><li> Please use the Question panel to submit questions! </li></ul>
    3. 3. Our Speakers Today <ul><li>Uri Budnik: ISV Partner Program Evangelist, RightScale </li></ul><ul><li>Andrew Lampitt: Business Development Director, Jaspersoft </li></ul><ul><li>Matthew Dahlman: Sr. Business Development Engineer, Jaspersoft </li></ul><ul><li>Omer Trajman: Director, Vertica </li></ul><ul><li>Josh Holman: Technical Consultant, Talend </li></ul><ul><li>On Q&A Chat: Andrew DeMille: Sr. Account Manager, RightScale </li></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential
    4. 4. Industry Luminaries on the Cloud: All Hype? <ul><li>“ The interesting thing about Cloud Computing is that we’ve redefined Cloud Computing to include everything that we already do. . . “ </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Larry Ellison, quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Sep. 26, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“ It’s stupidity. It’s worse than stupidity: it’s a marketing hype campaign…” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Richard Stallman, quoted in The Guardian, Sep. 29, 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>“… irrational exuberance and unrealistic expectations…” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>McKinsey report on Cloud Computing, April 2009 </li></ul></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential
    5. 5. Shattering the Myths: Real-World Cloud <ul><li>RightScale example(s) from white paper… </li></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential 20,000+ users, hundreds of customers Over 700,000 servers launched! 40,000,000+ server hours Scaling events: from 40 to 4,700 servers in 3 days
    6. 6. What Is Cloud Computing? <ul><li>Virtually infinite computing resources </li></ul><ul><li>Scalable on-demand </li></ul><ul><li>Pay per use </li></ul><ul><li>Surpasses traditional hosting </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple server sizes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reassign IPs, Virtual IPs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple failure zones and geographies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtual disk volumes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud interoperability </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. Classic IT Problem: Capacity Planning Infrastructure Cost $ time Large Capital Expenditure You just lost customers Opportunity Cost Predicted Demand Traditional Hardware Actual Demand Automated Virtualization
    8. 8. Solution: Managed Cloud Infrastructure Cost $ time On Demand Provisioning Predicted Demand Actual Demand Automated Scaling
    9. 9. Cloud Models RightScale Examples: Salesforce Gmail Examples: Force.com Google App Engine
    10. 10. <ul><li>Public Clouds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared computing infrastructure that anyone can access via the Internet (e.g., Amazon Web Services, Rackspace) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Private Clouds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cloud computing infrastructure that is owned by a single party; may or may not be connected to the Internet (e.g., Eucalyptus-enabled data center) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Clouds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Union of Public and Private Clouds used together to leverage the benefits of both </li></ul></ul>Infrastructure as a Service Clouds
    11. 11. The RightScale Management Platform AUTOMATION ARCHITECTURE CLOUD-READY SOLUTIONS EXPERTISE & SUPPORT Cloud Applications Amazon Sun Eucalyptus VMware Cloud Rackspace Cloud
    12. 12. Why Use the Cloud for BI? <ul><li>Agility to do more BI </li></ul><ul><li>Seasonal projects </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Analytic sandboxes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Disposable data marts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reluctance of expensive DW system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Architectural advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>BI for Cloud Applications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dramatically faster time to deployment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management best practices </li></ul></ul></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential
    13. 13. Agile Analytics – Fit for the Cloud ©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential No upfront costs Affordable commercial subscriptions Pay as you go <ul><ul><li>Push-button launch </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Zero training for business users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Simple, powerful Web 2.0 I/F </li></ul></ul>Fully integrated BI stack at the push of a button
    14. 14. BI / Data Warehouse Architecture POJO, EJB, XML, MDX, Custom Data Sources: RDBMS ©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential Dashboards Analysis Reporting ETL BI User BI Power User Data Warehouse Professional
    15. 15. ©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential Deploy on the Leading Cloud Management Platform
    16. 16. Agile Analytics in Action <ul><li>New Facebook trivia game, Know-It-All by CrowdStar </li></ul><ul><li>Selection criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low budget to get started </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Full Integrated BI, ETL, DW stack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Source data from a variety of systems </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Main benefits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Uncover patterns in traffic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Slicing and dicing” of large amounts of data </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Turn Amazon cloud images on and off on-demand </li></ul></ul>“ The products work incredibly well together. With very limited time and effort, we were able to get our cloud-based analytic Engine up and running.” Peter Relan, Executive Chairman and Co-Founder of CrowdStar
    17. 17. Learn about the Solution at RightScale <ul><li>www.RightScale.com/BI </li></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential Explore Learn Sign-Up
    18. 18. How to Buy? <ul><li>Joint Solution offered via Cloud BI Resellers in the USA </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One-Stop-Shop for purchasing, support, and services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Qualified with each of the cloud BI technologies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eastern USA: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Full 360, based in New York City </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Western USA: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Optimus Information based in Vancouver, Canada </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>MetricMine based in the San Francisco Bay Area </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>International </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Contact bi@rightscale.com </li></ul></ul></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential
    19. 19. <ul><li>Sign-up for a free 30-day trial www.RightScale.com/BI </li></ul>©2009 RightScale Inc., Talend, SA, Vertica Systems, Inc. Jaspersoft Corporation. Proprietary and Confidential Questions? www.RightScale.com Call: 866.777.1283 Twitter: RightScale www.jaspersoft.com/cloud www.jasperforge.org Twitter: Jaspersoft www.talend.com/cloud Twitter: talend www.vertica.com/cloud Twitter: vertica

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